Tuesday, March 8, 2011

GREEN ROOF CONSTRUCTION FINISHED! Now we've got to plant the thing

In Filbert Street Garden's first year, the Chesapeake Center for Youth Development (CCYD) Building Trades program built a shed for the community garden and helped to coordinate high-school volunteers.

They've really set the bar high for this year already, though.  They've finished construction of a green roof for the garden, and are working on gates for our new garden fence and a gravity-fed irrigation system using donated rain barrels.  For more about CCYD's programs, check them out at:

And keep checking for more updates, it's growing time!


  1. Keeping a green roof garden is a good idea. You can help save the environment and maximize the use of your roof at the same time. Congratulations, Chesapeake Center for Youth Development! =)

    -Will Peartin

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